Tag Archive for onshore wind farms

Long read: Developing wind onshore is an organic process

In 1995, Dutch entrepreneur Alfons Wispels founded Raedthuys to develop onshore wind energy. What started with a single turbine on a farmer’s grounds in Zeewolde, Flevoland, developed overtime into a mature company that currently owns and operates 70 wind turbines located all over the country, has another 60 granted and now also develops solar energy.…

Green light for Egchelse Heide and Nij Hiddum-Houw wind farms

This week, the Council of State gave green light for two onshore wind projects, Nij Hiddum-Houw in the province of Friesland and Egchelse Heide in the province of Limburg. Nij Hiddum-Houw Wind Farm is a repowering project near the Afsluitdijk, in the municipality of Súdwest-Fryslân. With the irrevocable approvement of the provincial zoning plan and permits, the initiators, Gooyum…

Eurus Energy and YARD ENERGY reach financial close for 3 wind farms

Japanese renewable energy company Eurus Energy Group (Eurus) and YARD ENERGY Group (YARD), a Dutch-based developer of wind energy projects have reached financial close for the construction of Windpark Mauve, Windpark Mondriaan and Windpark Vermeer. Eurus acquired the projects from YARD prior to financial close. YARD will remain as a minority shareholder in the projects. The…

SDE+ autumn application round to start on 29 October

The autumn 2019 Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production (SDE+) subsidy application round will start on 29 October. According to RVO.nl, a budget of 5 billion euro is made available for this autumn round. The SDE+ round of applications for autumn 2019 runs from 9 AM on 29 October to 5 PM on 14 November. The…

Japanese Eurus Energy new owner 7 Dutch onshore wind farms

Japanese renewable energy company Eurus Energy Group has acquired 7 Dutch onshore wind farms from wind developer YARD ENERGY. The wind farms have a combined output of 53.18 MW. It concerns six operational wind farms, Windpark Coevorden (5,88 MW), Windpark Buren (8 MW), Windpark Duiven (8 MW), Windpark De Lier (2,3 MW), Windpark Vlaardingen (6…